Two More Arrests For $2.5 Million Theft

By: WOWT 6 News
By: WOWT 6 News

Fremont police announce the arrests of two women as part of a conspiracy to embezzle nearly $2.5 million from a Nebraska grain company.

Dennis Hesman was arrested on June 4, 2014 for ten counts Theft by Deception and one count of Criminal Conspiracy, all Class 3 Felonies.

On Tuesday, Fremont police announced the arrests of two suspected co-conspirators: Kathy Springer-Hesman, 50, and Joleen Cameron, 42.

Springer-Hesman was arrested Friday, June 6th while at work in Omaha. She is charged with Conspiracy to Commit Theft by Deception, Class 3 Felony; Accessory to a Felony, Class 4 Felony, and Aiding Consumation of a Felony, Class 4 Felony.

Cameron faces the same charges.

Hesman's former employer, Gavilon Grain, discovered an embezzlement scheme after Hesman retired from the company. The investigation revealed that Hesman had falsified documents while working for the company between 2007 and 2013.

The FBI was also notified. The agency is investigating possible federal charges.

Fremont police say deputies are investigating the possibility of additional arrests.


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